On 15/04/2014 11:32, Reindl Harald wrote:
> Am 15.04.2014 11:22, schrieb Radoulov, Dimitre:
>> we're going to patch our MySQL servers. Most of them are RHEL/OEL 5.x and are
> going to be upgraded to 5.x+n (for
>> example 5.5 to 5.10).
>> I don't seem to find anything about this in the official documentation (verifying
> the patch compatibility,
>> relinking etc.).
>> P.S. We're using the rpm distributions from dev.mysql.com (the official website)
> RHEL is a LTS enterprise distribution
> there are no ABI breakages, that's why you use RHEL or a clone at all
Thank you! So I suppose we need to, or actually we *must*, upgrade the
binaries only in case of a release upgrade (RHEL 5 to 6, for example),
i.e. when a different binary distribution exsists:
MySQL-5.6.17-1.rhel5.x86_64.rpm to MySQL-5.6.17-1.el6.x86_64.rpm.